At The Game Awards at this time, Gearbox Publishing and Gunfire Video games introduced Remnant 2, a sequel to 2019 co-op shooter Remnant: From the Ashes. It is likely to be my favourite reveal of the evening, regardless of how nice Area Marine 2 seems.

Now that I consider it, Remnant: From the Ashes is likely to be my favourite game of 2019. That is a daring assertion to make about the identical yr that Sekiro and Disco Elysium launched, nevertheless it’s what I had essentially the most enjoyable with: I performed as much as the ultimate boss with the identical two mates, and despite the fact that we bought annoyed at factors, I cherished wandering via its bizarre supernatural world, shooting my mates to bother them, and developing with methods to beat its bosses.

For example that illustrates the sort of game Remnant is, at one level a boss we had been combating appeared to depart its area. At first we thought the game had bugged out (which would not have been shocking), however then we found the boss had truly escaped and murdered an necessary NPC. I really like a shock like that.

The bosses in Remnant 2 look even wilder than earlier than: One seems to be an unlimited blue elf with a halo. Wonderful.

“Remnant 2 evolves the co-op survival shooter with new unseen worlds full of lethal surprises and encounters,” reads the game’s announcement. “Be part of the battle to avoid wasting humanity in a dynamically generated world full of branching quest strains, distinctive loot, and overwhelming odds that encourage exploration and replayability both alone or in three-person co-op. Gamers will outline their very own playstyle with an expanded Archetype class system and a large assortment of weapons, armor, and particular augmentations as they overcome hard-fought challenges to stave off humanity’s extinction.”

Remnant 2 does not have a public launch date but, however its Steam web page says it is “coming quickly.”